Evgeny Alexandrovich Lebedev, Baron Lebedev is a Russian-British businessman, who owns Lebedev Holdings Ltd, which owns the Evening Standard, The Independent and the TV channel London Live. In July 2020, Lebedev was nominated for a life peerage by UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson, a move that drew criticism. Lebedev has sat in the House of Lords as a crossbench life peer since 19 November 2020. Lebedev was supported at his House of Lords introduction ceremony by Kenneth Clarke and Baron Bird.
|Born:||Evgeny Alexandrovich Lebedev, May 08, 1980, Moscow, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union (now Russia)|
|Parents:||Alexander Lebedev, Natalia Sokolova|
|Relatives:||Vladimir Sokolov (grandfather)|
|Education:||Holland Park School, Mill Hill School|
|Twitter:||Evgeny Lebedev's Twitter profile|
|Instagram:||Evgeny Lebedev's Instagram profile|
About Evgeny Lebedev
Entrepreneur who created Lebedev Holdings Ltd., which has owned the newspapers London Evening Standard and The Independent as well as the television channel London Live. He is also a journalist whose work has been featured in Vanity Fair, Vogue, GQ and other major publications.
Evgeny Lebedev Before Fame
He moved from Russia to London, England at age 8. He attended Holland Park and Mill Hill Boarding School.
Achievement of Evgeny Lebedev
He has served as the chairman of the Raisa Gorbacheva Foundation, which aims to provide assistance to children with cancer.
Evgeny Lebedev Family Life
He is the son of businessman Alexander Lebedev.
Associations of Evgeny Lebedev
Information related to Evgeny Lebedev
- Russian newspaper publishers (people)
- Russia intelligence operations
- Soviet emigrants to the United Kingdom
- British newspaper publishers (people)
- Russian emigrants to the United Kingdom
- The Independent people
- People educated at Mill Hill School
- Crossbench life peers
- Russian businesspeople
- Businesspeople from London